Public Sector

Tech Giants Make Cybersecurity Pledges After White House Meeting

Tech giants pledge to spend billions of dollars improving cybersecurity after meeting with President Biden in White House

2 months ago

NSA Awards $10bn Contract To AWS, But Microsoft Files Complaint

Revenge for the JEDI? Microsoft files an official complaint with government regulator, after NSA awards $10 billion contract to AWS

2 months ago

Government To Compensate Victims Of Post Office Horizon Fiasco

Compensation promised by government for wrongly convicted postmasters, after Post Office Horizon scandal over past two decades

3 months ago

NASA Halts Moon Lander Work After Contract Challenge

NASA orders SpaceX to halt work on Moon rocket programme after Blue Origin accuses SpaceX of space exploration 'monopoly'

6 months ago

Intel Seeking ‘£7bn In Public Subsidies’ For EU Chip Fab

Intel chief executive Pat Gelsinger reportedly says company is seeking about £7bn in public subsidies for European chip fab as…

6 months ago

Washington DC Police Dept Threatened After Ransomware Attack

Russian hackers who stole 250GB of data from Washington DC police department in ransomware attack, threaten to expose police informants…

6 months ago

Former Post Office Boss Apologises After Horizon Scandal

Fallout continues after Horizon IT scandal, with the former Post Office chief executive stepping down from other executive roles

6 months ago

NHS Covid-19 App Update Blocked Over Privacy Rules

Update to NHS' Covid-19 contact-tracing app blocked by Apple and Google over feature that would have allowed users to upload…

6 months ago

Hacker Attempts To Poison US City Water Supply

Real world risk to people's health from hackers demonstrated, after cyber attack attempted to poison water supply for an entire…

8 months ago

Some Laptops For Vulnerable Children Contain Malware – Report

A small number of laptops handed out by the Department for Education to vulnerable children, reportedly contain malware linked to…

9 months ago

Police Delete Database Containing 150,000 Records

Police database falls down some stairs. British coppers accidentally delete data on 150,000 people from the Police National Computer

9 months ago

Hackney Council Confirms Hack Still Causing ‘Significant Disruption’

London Hackney council confirms that a 'serious cyberattack' in October is still causing 'significant disruption' to services

11 months ago

Public Sector Leaders Admit Personal Toll From Pandemic

Pure Storage study finds only 6 percent of public sector leaders admit they were extremely prepared for the Coronavirus pandemic

11 months ago

NHS Covid-19 Tracing App Set For Public Trials Today

Three months later than planned, NHS Coronavirus contact tracing app for England and Wales is to begin public trials today

1 year ago

A Pandemic Of Data Sharing?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the use of apps and other trace and track technologies have not delivered on their…

1 year ago

British Covid-19 Tracing App Adopts Google, Apple Approach

NHS is abandoning its centralised approach and will instead adopt the Google-Apple decentralised model for the delayed Coronavirus tracing app

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Government To Order 10,000 Ventilators From Dyson

Urgent need to address potential shortage of ventilators, if Covid-19 epidemic goes full blown in the United Kingdom with mass…

2 years ago

AI and Public Standards

As the Committee on Standards in Public Life release their awaited report considering AI and its impact on the delivery…

2 years ago

Bletchley Park Could Host Institute Of Technology

Plans submitted for tech teaching centre for 1,100 students on historic Bletchley Park site

2 years ago

Government Invests £250m For NHS AI Lab

Health Secretary announces £250m to be spent on boosting the role of AI within the health service

2 years ago

Louisiana Declares State Of Emergency After Ransomware Attacks

Spate of ransomware attacks on school systems leads state Governor last week to declare a state of emergency

2 years ago

4G Mobile Coverage To Arrive On The Tube In 2020

London Underground is to have 4G access across entire Tube network by mid 2020, TfL announces

2 years ago

NHS Needs Urgent Investment In Cybersecurity

Outdated computers, lack of investment, and sparsity of skills means the NHS remains vulnerable to hackers

2 years ago

Hackers Overcome University Cyber Defences In Hours

Ethical hackers take down university cyber defences and obtain valuable data in just two hours

3 years ago

US State Department Suffers Email System Breach

Slow roll-out of two factor authentication blamed after State Department admits email data breach

3 years ago

ICO Investigates Gwent Police Over Data Breach

Data protection act violation? Welsh police force may be in trouble after it fails to notify people of potential data…

4 years ago

Samsung Awarded Contract For Emergency Services Smartphones

Samsung will supply 250,000 toughened handsets to offer mobile data, live-streaming video and more for the emergency services

4 years ago

Bristol Knocks London Off The Top Spot As UK’s Leading Smart City

Twelve other UK cities have been marked as smart city contenders by Huawei UK

4 years ago

Tech Quiz: Tech At The Movies

With Blade Runner 2049 out, we decided it was time to test your movie knowledge!

4 years ago